How does Coffs' fish and chip shops stack against the rest

WE HAVE no shortage of fish and chip shops on the Coffs Coast but what is your favourite?

Teenager charged over hotel fight with bouncer

NSW police at coffs harbour boat ramp, arrest , gun, shots, handcuffsPhoto: Trevor Veale / The Coffs Coast Advocate

Patron charged over St Patrick's Day fight with a hotel bouncer

How to protect our waters against white spot disease

SPOTTING IT: What to look out for to identify white spot disease in prawns.

DPI urges anglers to adopt strict measures to prevent disease spread

Upgrades continue on the Sikh temple

New golden domes have been placed on the Sikh temple in Woolgoolga.

New domes placed on First Sikh Temple.

Telstra battles weather to restore mobile service at Dorrigo

SERVICE OUTAGE: There is a current disruption to the Telstra 3G mobile network at Dorrigo North.

Service restoration date dependent on weather

Controversy over surf club rebuild

The Woolgoolga Surf Club.

Fishing club happy to see new surf club but not at their expense

Tamika's winning run continues

WINNING STYLE: Tamika Saxby plays a backhand during the final of the Australian Closed Championships in Townsville against Lisa Camilleri.

Saxby continues her rise up the world squash rankings with win.

Bright approach to life on the beach

Fluro Friday Woolgoolga

A morning filled with fun and fluro smiles

Changes to help struggling families access childcare

CHANGES PLANNED: Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan has welcomed childcare reforms.

Reflief for struggling young families.

Change your clocks and check your smoke alarms

NSW Fire and Rescue firefighters have warned residents to check their smoke alarm batteries for daylight saving. Pictured are firefighter Brad Clarkson and senior firefighter Andrew Hayes.

A good time to check your smoke alarm.

Why take out trauma cover?

Why you must consider trauma cover.

Trauma insurance is also known as critical illness insurance.

Customer-owned banks call for action against the big four

Canberra called to introduce legislation to regulate the power of the Big Four banks.

Customer Owned Banking Association's rally against the Big Four

Supercharge your sales

Understand what it is your customer wants and look to include these three tips to maximise your sales.

Three techinques to help boost your business sales

Inspiring through her success

ETC hosted Red Balloon's Naomi Simson, who is well known from Channel Ten's Shark Tank.

Naomi Simson guest of ETC's March BusinessLeaders luncheon.

100 jobs on offer

HEAT IN THE KITCHEN: Isaac Peisker loves his new job as an apprentice at Beachstone Cafe.

Looking for work on the Coffs Coast here's the answer.

Coffs Harbour CBD retail revamp in store

A second Kmart on the Coffs Coast will be built on the top level of Coffs Central with Big W and Best and Less to close in May.

Multi-million dollar project to boost local ecomony

Samsung just made life a little more simpler

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ launch in New York on March 29, 2017.

The Galaxy S8 offers a range of biometric technologies

Thousands turn out for opening of Grand Central

Grand Central second stage opening. Crowds wait for shops to open.

Thousands of shoppers poured into the city's newest retailers

176km trip to the laundry for new hospital

Sunshine Coast University Hospital

Why the SCUH will send its laundry up the Bruce to Maryborough

Sunshine Coast tourism records smashed

Coolum Cove Beach is another stunning example of what the Sunshine Coast town of Coolum has to offer visitors. Photo Tourism and Events Queensland

Highest growth rate for any Queensland region in 2016

JOBS: Business giant Wagners makes urgent call for staff

New CFT headquarters will allow business greater space for work flow

Uber CEO took workers to 'escort-karaoke' bar in South Korea

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick

This won't help the investigation into sexual harassment claims

Unacceptable behaviour is hijacking local sport

Sideline heroes, drunken hecklers and bad sports wreck local game

Daylight saving in NSW is foolish

What are your thoughts on daylight saving should it be kept as long as it is, extended or rolled back?

Calls to cut daylight saving but some of us don't want to see it end

Explanations sought on parking fines in school zones

What's got the Coffs Coast talking?

Fixing it for the Men's Shed

ON THE BUILD: Mayor Denise Knight assists the Coffs Harbour Men's Shed.

From the Mayor's Desk with Denise Knight

Invest time in your happiness to help achieve balance

FUN IN YOUR DOWNTIME: If gardening makes you happy, it's time to get back out and smell the roses.

It's time to focus on what makes you happy

ROLLING: Seven people in waist high flood water

"PLEASE do not wait till tomorrow to evacuate the Lismore CBD, North Lismore or South Lismore as you may need to be rescued."

Changed traffic conditions on Gwydir Highway

Landslips along the Gwydir Highway in between Glenn Innes and Grafton.

RMS repair sections damaged by rock falls

Publican speaks out over viral bouncer fight video

Coffs Hotel. 14 FEB 2017

Arrest made after viral video of fight between bouncer and patron

Shock after police officer's sudden death

'OUTSTANDING' COP: Tweed Byron LAC police have confirmed the sudden death this week of colleague and friend Detective Chief Inspector Darren Steel, 53.

The Tweed has lost one of its heroes

Step-father placed on two-year bond


Vioent abuse leads to sentence in local court.

Woman dies in hospital after crash on bridge

Ballina Street bridge between a pedestrian and a car near the Molesworth Street intersection.

The pedestrian died after a crash on the Ballina Road bridge

Floods: 'You won't be able to get out'

Cars at Robina Hospital.

Authorities plead with Gold Coaster to stay indoors

Iconic cockatoo rescued during Cyclone Debbie loses fight

Battered and broken, a cockatoo, stripped of feathers stands among the snapped branches in Airlie Beach during Cyclone Debbie.

Debbie the bush coackatoo was earlier saved from the cyclone

Higher ground: Residents evacuated as dams release water

Callide Dam

One of the dams is approached 150% capacity.

Man dies after truck trailer detaches

ROAD TOLL: Police have reported the utility driver died at the scene.

Tragic collision on the Glenelg Highway

Trapped in paradise: 3000 stranded on Whitsunday Islands

Palm trees are shredded as a golf buggy tours the damage at Hamilton Island.

A mass evacuation of Hamilton and Daydream islands was called off

'Lost my home, job and lots of my possessions'

Trees have fallen on buildings on Hamilton Island. Picture: Jacqui McCullough.

Woman shares shocking video of damage to her Daydream Island room

'They are running out of drinking water': Urgent evacuation

Damage at Hamilton Island. Picture: Jacqui McCullough.

Military and private choppers to be sent to islands for evacuation

Keith Hills, 91, survives Cyclone Debbie in his caravan

Keith Hills, 91, survives Cyclone Debbie in his caravan

In his underwear and a shirt, Mr Hill opened the door to look outside.

Army vows: 'We'll make the Whitsundays great again'

The Australian Defence Force prepares to respond to the damage caused by Cyclone Debbie across the Whitsundays.

Whitsundays rebuild begins following Cyclone Debbie

Vision of passengers fleeing the wreckage of a plane crash


Incredible images have emerged from an aviation incident in Peru

Man cut out of python's stomach in shocking video

This is the incredible moment a dead man is cut out from the stomach of a seven-metre-long python after being swallowed alive. Picture: Viral PressSource:Supplied

WARNING: Graphic content and images: Your stomach will sss-quirm.

Baby boy struck by deadly meningitis twice in three weeks

Annabella is urging parents to ‘trust your instincts’ when their kids get sick

Mum's pictures show little boy's torture as he's struck by disease

X-rated joke makes it on air during Debbie interview

Ruth Western ain't got time for Cyclone Debbie.

Journalists are falling over themselves to cover Debbie

91-year-old man will ride Debbie out in his caravan

There's not much that can scare Keith Hills

Palace guard loses it at stunned tourist

The moment it all went wrong for this tourist.

This is how you break the silence of a palace guard

Death given the 'Nudge' after he was pulled from floodwaters

GOOD DEED: Miranda Predo spared no time to help pull Mel Kemp's Australian bulldog from " Nudge" from a creek at Narranga Gardens.

Dog owner thankful of good Samaritan who saved her dog from drowning

Airline slammed for kicking off girl who wore leggings

Legging it, from a range of printed leggings at Supre, priced from $10 at Supre Lismore, Byron Bay and

“I have flown united before with literally no pants on."

Byron's illegal holiday let party over

PARTY'S OVER: Byron Shire has decided to crack down on illegal holiday letting as tenants are creating too much noise and other nuisance to residents.

Residents get council support against illegal holiday letting

Gogglebox shock: ‘This is so bloody juicy’

THE Gogglebox households can’t quite believe their eyes as they watch one of the most scandalous TV...

New Oscars fiasco safety net

IN A monumental stuff-up, La La Land was incorrectly named Best Picture. During the acceptance speech, the real winner was revealed.

Academy ‘won’t sack PwC’ but new safeguards in place.

Frozen’s original ending was much darker

Disney’s hit movie Frozen nearly turned out very, very differently.

IF THE original script had gone ahead, Frozen would have been grim.

Bea's parting gift: The Freak's in the frame

Pamela Rabe stars as Joan Ferguson in a scene from season five of the TV series Wentworth.

Gripping prison drama Wentworth returns for a volatile fifth season.

What's on the big screen this week

A scene from the movie The Lego Batman Movie.

LEGO Batman and Scarlett Johansson take on Beauty and the Beast.

MOVIE REVIEW: Crazy Boss Baby story is a little far-fetched

A scene from the movie The Boss Baby.

After nailing Trump, Alec Baldwin’s career takes a strange detour.

MKR’s Amy blasts Josh’s ‘sl*t’ slur

Amy Murr, pictured with brother Tyson, said rival contestant Josh Meeuwissen crossed the line when he called her a ‘sl*t’.

AMY responds after being called a ‘sl*t’ by MKR’s villain Josh.